Lund University is celebrating 350 years.


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The Centre for East and South-East Asian Studies is actively participating in the Lund University 350th Anniversary celebrations during 2017 and we will organize several academic events during the thematic weeks where researchers at the Centre, other scholars at Lund University, as well as invited international scholars will discuss timely topics.

We kicked of our activities already on 8 March with an open lecture titled Post-Coup Thailand: Anxiety over the Royal Succession.

The day after, 9 March, we organized an open lecture titled Street Violence, State-Making, and Popular Nationalism in South Korea as well as a screening of the film To Singapore, with Love.

On 10 March we then organized a full day symposium on the theme ‘Democracy and Human Rights in East and Southeast Asia: Developments and Challenges‘.

These activities were all part of the Lund University 350 Jubilee Science Week 6-12 March 2017, titled ”Is the World Becoming a Better Place?”

On 24-30 April it is time for the Lund University 350 Jubilee Science Week titled The Digital Society” and on 25 April we organized a panel in the Digital Society symposium on Local Experiences, Global Challenges

Then on 26 April we organized a symposium entitled Digital Asia: Visions, Transformations, and Engagements where results from the Digital China project also was presented.

The Centre will organize additional events, talks, and film screenings that will be announced later. Please subscribe to our newsletter by sending an e-mail to info [at] for timely information!


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